Slaton ISD said in a press release Tuesday, "student attendance has been lower this week than any time this school year" due to students suffering from the flu and strep throat. 

Flu A and B account for only one in three Slaton ISD students that have been absent. 

A Professional Development Day has been scheduled for Feb. 6 since last Spring. Slaton ISD reports it will continue to deep clean schools while teachers work the staff development day. 

Classes will resume Thursday.